Articles tagged "moon phase"

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Study links big earthquakes to Earth-Moon-Sun alignments

In a new study published in Nature Geoscience yesterday, Japanese researchers have found that many of the largest earthquakes occurred near the time of maximum tidal strain — or during new and full moons when the Sun, Moon and Earth align. The possibility...

September 13, 2016

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Moon's phases and libration at hourly intervals throughout 2016

These visualizations show the Moon's phases and libration at hourly intervals throughout 2016, as viewed from both northern and southern hemispheres. Each frame represents one hour. In addition, the visualizations show the Moon's orbit position, sub-Earth...

January 01, 2016

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Moon's phases and libration at hourly intervals throughout 2015

These visualizations show the Moon's phases and libration at hourly intervals throughout 2015, as viewed from both northern and southern hemispheres. Each frame represents one hour. In addition, the visualizations show the Moon's orbit position, sub-Earth and su

January 11, 2015

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Moon phases & librations in 2013

This visualization shows the moon's phase and libration throughout the year 2013, at hourly intervals. Each frame represents one hour. In addition, this visualization also shows other relevant information, including moon orbit position, subearth and subsolar points,

January 13, 2013

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Earth's Moon Phases, Monthly Lunar Cycles (Infographic)

See how the phases of Earth's moon work, from the full moon to the new moon and everything in between in this SPACE.com infographic. The moon is illuminated by light from the sun, which observers on Earth see reflected off the lunar surface. As the moon moves around

January 02, 2013